Beja Jr, Edsel (2010): Balance of Payments-consistent unreported flows.
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The paper develops a Balance of Payments (BOP)-consistent procedure for estimating unreported flows. Using data between 1990 and 2007, total unreported flows of selected Asian countries is estimated at $4.7 trillion, or more than 80% of the countries’ 2007 total gross domestic product. Results reveal that unreported flows increase with reported and accumulated unreported flows. Financial depth and governance of the real sector decrease unreported flows, whereas economic growth and weakness in the governance of reported flows increase unreported flows. Results also reveal that unbalanced financial and real sector development contributes to the unreported flows. Lastly, the paper argues that there is an opportunity to reverse the situation through a judicious application of capital flow and trade flow management techniques and development and improvement in capacity, including governance, to internalize resources and converting them into desired outcomes.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Balance of Payments-consistent unreported flows|
|Keywords:||Balance of Payments; unreported flows; Asia|
|Subjects:||O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development
E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E0 - General
O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O5 - Economywide Country Studies > O53 - Asia including Middle East
F - International Economics > F2 - International Factor Movements and International Business
F - International Economics > F3 - International Finance
F - International Economics > F1 - Trade
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C8 - Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs
B - History of Economic Thought, Methodology, and Heterodox Approaches > B5 - Current Heterodox Approaches
|Depositing User:||Edsel Beja, Jr.|
|Date Deposited:||29. Mar 2010 07:25|
|Last Modified:||21. Feb 2013 10:52|
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